Bad Religion quote #11

The Gray Race is the first Bad Religion album I listened to extensively. I only really got to know them around the time the video for the Stranger Than Fiction version of “21st Century (Digital Boy)” was airing. Therefore making The Gray Race an album I was looking forward to.

With the above in mind, there is many memorable quotes I could pull from the album. However, I will take one from a memorable track (without a doubt) on the album, a song that goes by the name of “Punk Rock Song”.

10 million dollars on a losing campaign
20 million starving and writhing in pain

I think that quote speaks volumes.

It continues:

Big strong people unwilling to give
Small in vision and perspective
One in five kids below the poverty line
One population runnin’ out of time

Among many examples, BP and the oil spill come to mind. How much have they spent on public relations campaigns versus cleanup? With all the insane messes they are causing.

The Gray Race album page at badreligion.com, including Greg’s commentary on recording TGR, and lyrics.

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Bad Religion quote #11

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s